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Passion for peonies book cover
Passion for Peonies collects short essays that celebrate the story of the Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden as well as the rich social history of peony gardening that it is an integral part of. Collected and edited by David Michener, curator of Matthaei-Nichols, and Bob Grese, retired director of Matthaei-Nichols. Click here for more info and to purchase the book.

The University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden is one of the world’s premiere collections. The garden holds nearly 800 peonies and over 10,000 flowers at peak bloom.